• Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2013-010
  • Project: Search API sorts (third-party module)
  • Version: 7.x
  • Date: 2013-January-23
  • Security risk: Moderately critical
  • Exploitable from: Remote
  • Vulnerability: Cross Site Scripting


This module enables you to sort by Search API facets.

The module doesn't sufficiently filter user entered text in field labels.

This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have a role with the ability to modify field labels such as "administer taxonomy".

CVE identifier(s) issued

  • CVE-2013-0227

Versions affected

  • Search API Sorts 7.x-1.x versions prior to 7.x-1.4.

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Search API sorts module, there is nothing you need to do.


Install the latest version:

Also see the Search API sorts project page.

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